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How does a refrigerator reflect the second law of thermodynamics? A. The thermodynamic changes in a refrigerator are not spontaneous, and the entropy of the system and surroundings decreases. B. The thermodynamic changes in a refrigerator are not spontaneous, and the entropy of the system and surroundings increases. C. The thermodynamic changes in a refrigerator are spontaneous, and the entropy of the system and surroundings decreases. D. The thermodynamic changes in a refrigerator are spontaneous, and the entropy of the system and surroundings increases. **Thanks:)

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  1. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    inside a refrigerator we have a transfer of an amount of heat from the cold reservoir to the hot one, so it is not a spontaneous transformation, furthermore the entropy of the system refrigerator+surrounding environment has to increase

  2. anonymous
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    ahh okie! so B! :) makes sense!! thank you:D

  3. Michele_Laino
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    thank you!! :)

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